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Be an Expert

According to the experts who study what it takes to become an expert, if you commit to study a subject for one hour a day, you’ll be an “expert” in the field after a few years of work. Malcolm Gladwell said it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert. The reality is somewhere in between. Most people aren’t going...more

Wives, Your Husband IS Talking to You

In marriage, there is a complaint that is almost universal among wives…their husbands don’t talk to them. Yet, when I pull the husbands aside, they tell me they talk all of the time, but their wives don’t listen to them. What’s the problem? It’s a problem of context and styles. I know the conventional wisdom is that men don’t...more

The Soul Shop of Marriage

Several months ago, I read an interesting article in Scientific American. According to this writer, the reason America will always lead the world in innovation and creativity is—get this—America has garages! More than most countries, American homes have a place where people can go and tinker. Think about it, Reader’s Digest, Hewlett-Packard, and Apple were all created in garages....more

The Problem With Pedestals

The problem with pedestals is we keep falling off of them. Falling hurts bad enough, but when someone has added the height of the pedestal, it hurts even more. Without meaning to, some of us put our spouses on pedestals. “My husband is the best guy in the world and no one could ever compare to him.” “My wife...more

Sanctuary

I can’t tell you how many times wives have complained to me that their husbands don’t talk to them. “I’ll ask about his day, and he’ll just grunt back, ‘Fine,’” she says. “I’ll ask how he’s feeling and he’ll grunt, ‘Fine.’ No matter what I do, he won’t talk to me. I have no idea how he’s feeling. He...more
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